Category Archives: Intimate Partner Violence

2015 ({V})Warrior announced

A ({Vagina})Warrior is a vagina-friendly person of any gender identification who embodies the spirit of equality and empowerment, and assists in the battle to end violence against women. Each V-Season we select an individual in the community we feel represents the … Continue reading

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Stephanie, if your vagina could …

The following video is the seventh and final in a series promoting V-Day Petaluma‘s 2015 production of The Vagina Monologues.  The monologues are stories, written by Eve Ensler, after interviewing over 200 women.  They express the resiliency and sensuality of … Continue reading

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4 days til the ({V})

Yes!  Four days til V-Day Petaluma’s 2015 production of The Vagina Monologues!  Hope you have your tickets!  If not, here are the details … Show Only, advance – $20 (now through noon of show date) from BrownPaperTickets or Fourchette Show … Continue reading

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Katy, if your vagina could …

The following video is the sixth in a series promoting V-Day Petaluma‘s 2015 production of The Vagina Monologues.  The monologues are stories, written by Eve Ensler, after interviewing over 200 women.  They express the resiliency and sensuality of women as … Continue reading

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What is One Billion Rising?

One Billion Rising Revolution is an escalation of the first two stages of our campaign – One Billion Rising (2013) and One Billion Rising for Justice (2014). The last two years we’ve mobilized, engaged, awakened and joined people worldwide to … Continue reading

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Eve Ensler & Staying Safe

Eve Ensler, author, Tony-award winning playwright, performer and activist, lives in New York City.  She is best known for having written “The Vagina Monologues.” Eve is also founder of the nonprofit V-Day, a global movement that uses films and stage … Continue reading

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Find Your Voice – teen workshop series

1 in 3 teens are physically, emotionally, or sexually abused during a dating relationships.  Let’s Break The Cycle by raising their awareness on healthy vs unhealthy relationships. Join us for a FREE 3-part workshop series.  At the minimum, considering us … Continue reading

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We are RISING in 12 days!

What Does Justice Mean To You? One in Three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime.  That equates to ONE BILLION WOMEN. One Billion Rising is global call to women survivors of violence and those … Continue reading

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Design your March For Justice sign

Is your sign ready for the February 14 “One Billion Rising ~ March For Justice?”  If not, then plan to join us as we gather to create our unique signs! Join us at the Petaluma Senior Center, 211 Novak Drive, … Continue reading

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Flash Mobbing Our Way to 1 Billion Rising!

Last Friday, January 24, Petaluma community members began flash mobbing to the 1 Billion Rising anthem, “Break The Chain” in assorted areas of downtown Petaluma and returned for another series the following evening.  Thanks to a stealth Argus Courier photographer, … Continue reading

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